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New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effect

New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effect

WASHINGTON — The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.

August 21, 2014 10:58 amLoading…
Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

July 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Whitney Houston’s mother has words for Bobby Brown

NEW YORK — Cissy Houston has a few words, and a few more, for Bobby Brown.

January 28, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

Blog: Local Latino non-profit receives $625,000 to prevent drug abuse

 The Tucson-based non-profit group Amistades Inc. will receive a five-year $625,000 grant from the federal government to prevent substance abuse.

September 05, 2012 12:34 pmLoading…
Arizona border agents find cocaine in man's wheelchair seat

Arizona border agents find cocaine in man's wheelchair seat

Just over 7 pounds of cocaine was found hidden in the cushion of a wheelchair of a man crossing the border into Arizona this weekend, officials said.

May 15, 2012 12:03 pm Photos

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41 pounds of cocaine seized in Nogales

A Mexican man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 41 pounds of cocaine into Arizona, federal authorities say.

April 26, 2012 3:15 pm

12 suspected members of Naco drug ring arrested

Twelve of 26 suspected members of a large-scale cocaine and marijuana trafficking organization have been arrested, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says.

February 03, 2012 5:27 pm

S.C. man dies after eating cocaine tucked in brother’s butt

CHARLESTON, S.C. — North Charleston police are charging a man with involuntary manslaughter after they say he told his brother to eat cocaine to destroy evidence.

December 20, 2011 3:00 pm

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